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Corizon Health Certified Medical Assistant CMA in Grand Rapids, Michigan

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a part-time Certified Medical Assistant with Corizon Health:

  • Administer medications in accordance with established policy and procedures. Order and stock medication on an as-needed basis, not to exceed established maximum inventory levels.

  • Reconcile daily drugs received from pharmacy against faxed order forms. Distribute ordered drugs to their appropriate storage area ensuring all stock drugs are rotated, and all outdated drugs are returned to the pharmacy.

  • File all completed MARs in the applicable Medical Record. Notify pharmacy of inmate transfers or releases.

  • Ensure specimens are collected as ordered and conveyed properly. Adhere to Universal Precaution procedures and established Infection Control procedures. Assist with implanting the PPDs, reading and recording the results.

  • Assist physicians and nurses upon request. Assist as part of team with RN in performing screening of apparent emergencies throughout facility, including the housing areas to establish necessity and priority to be seen by the physician.

  • Is proficient with CPR and recognizes need to implement. Receive re-certification training annually.

  • Assist in cleaning, sterilizing and securing of equipment. Other duties as assigned.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Minimum of one-year experience in emergency or correctional service.

  • Medical Assistant Certification required.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2020-8573

Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids

Category Healthcare Support

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 90885